Category: 2000’s

Portrait of Herb Bergson, Mayor 2004-2008, Duluth, Minnesota

Herb Bergson holds the distinction of being the first mayor of Duluth to have already served as mayor of Superior, Wisconsin across the bay. He was born on September 16, 1956 in Duluth but became a police patrolman in Superior in 1977. He later served two terms as mayor there, returning to law enforcement in 1995. After unsuccessfully running for mayor of Duluth, Bergson was elected to Duluth's city council in 2001. He subsequently won the mayor's seat in 2003. During his single term, Bergson pledged to help Duluth's homeless and supported the gay community. He and his wife Jacqui [...]

Portrait of Gary Doty, Mayor 1992-2004, Duluth, Minnesota

A native of Duluth, Gary Doty was born on February 5, 1948 and worked as a teacher and coach in the Duluth public schools. In 1975 he was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives, and he served on several other boards until his election as mayor on November 5, 1991. During his 12 years in office, Doty worked to rebuild streets and sewers throughout the city. He was also a strong promoter of the Great Lakes Aquarium. The socially conservative and fiscally moderate mayor retired in 2004 and lives with his wife Marcia and their three daughters. ~ Photo [...]

Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway pellet stacker, storage yard and dock, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system beside Dock 6 in Duluth, MN. Limestone and pellet stockpiles, maintenance area and reclaimer are seen. Loaded ore cars are on top of Dock 6. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway pellet stacker, storage yard and docks, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system beside Dock 6 in Duluth, MN. Half of the yard is being used for pellet storage and the other half is for limestone storage. Ice covers the harbor waters. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Two Harbors pellet stacker, storage yard and docks, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system in Two Harbors, MN. An ore boat (Wilfred Sykes?) can be seen loading at Dock 2 in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Two Harbors pellet stacker, storage yard and docks, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system in Two Harbors, MN. An ore boat (Wilfred Sykes?) can be seen loading at Dock 2 and part of the town of Two Harbors in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Depot Renovation Projects of St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center

Architectural drawing (blue line on paper) showing floor plans with room numbers of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota built in 1892. Also known as the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Scale: none indicated ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

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